Remote Sensing Interactive: Land Cover Map / Image Comparison
The Land Cover Map / Image Comparison is one of a number of interactive tools being developed to illustrate basic remote-sensing . Here, the user is able to examine a portion of the Chiricahua Mountains in southern Arizona by viewing two sets of images from TM and Modis sensors, and selecting areas within them for closer examination at three magnification levels.
Bay of Pigs Invasion
This 14 minute video uses good graphics, maps, and interviews to explain what happened in this invasion. A good overview.
Authors@Google: Ann Doyle
Anne Doyle interview women leaders from across the country to research Powering Up. She came to Google to talk about the unique generations of women leaders and how important it is for women to not only be high achievers, but leaders as well.
Professor Dina Porat: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons
Professor Dina Porat, Head of the Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.as
Professor David Bankier: Dialectics of Holocaust Uniqueness and its Negation
Professor David Bankier, Director, International Research Institute, Yad Vashem: Dialectics of Holocaust Uniqueness and its Negation The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice: Morning Panel - Part 1
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 2 -- Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Teaching the Holocaust in a Multi-Cultural Society -- Combating the Phenomena of Racism and Prejudice in the Classroom http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Major General Ido Nechushtan: IDF Trips to Poland
Major General Ido Nechushtan -- Commander of the Air Force, Israel Defense Forces, Israel: Witnesses in Uniform - Confronting the Past - IDF Trips to Poland The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Holocaust Survivor Testimony :Andrei Călăraşu
Andrei Călăraşu was born in 1922 in Botosani, Romania as Bernard Grupper, son of Zalman and Eti. He grew up in Jassy, where his mother passed away. On 29 June 1941, with the German invasion of Russia, Bernard, his father and his brother, Paul, were taken to the local police courtyard. At midnight, they were marched to the train station where German and Romanian soldiers pulled gold teeth from their mouths, and cut off fingers bearing gold rings. The three men were placed into a closed carri
Nassim Taleb on Living with Black Swans
Nassim Taleb is a literary essayist, hedge fund manager, derivatives trader and professor of risk engineering at The Polytechnic Institute of New York University. But he is best known these days as the author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. During a recent visit to Wharton as part of The Goldstone Forum, he spoke with Wharton finance professor Richard Herring -- who taught Taleb when he was a Wharton MBA student -- about events in the Middle East, the oil supply, investin
Faculty Advising Session: General Curriculum
Faculty Advising Session: General Curriculum
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Carmina: Liber I IX
Valerius Catullus - Carmina LI
Aziz Cami Track 1 - Beginnings
Born in refugee camp in Blackburn: details. Parents: mother [Francheska Cami] from Sudetenland. Description of father’s [Viktor Cami] Albanian background; grandfather’s role in the attempted assassination of King Zog. Story about pure chance of seeing grandfather’s story as opera on television. Continues description of grandfather’s trial and subsequent history under the Albanian Communist regime.
Explores the idea of the parameter of the photographic space/ depth, through doorways and exits.
Sweatshops in focus : if you don't come in on sunday, don't come in on monday: is contemporary cloth
This event featured two documentaries and an artist video revisiting the highly troublesome subject of clothing sweatshops. In the beginning of the twentieth century, signs on the New York City sweatshop doors infamously announced:If you don't come in on Sunday, don't come in on Monday.Since then, issues of exploitation in the garment industry have been subject to much criticism, debate and action, culminating in the 1990s labour legislation changes and formation of organisations such as the Fai
2002 Glomerata, vol. 105
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Guide to the Tonkin Family Papers, 1834-1963
The Tonkin family was involved in the logging industry in Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania during the late 1800s. The Tonkin Family papers consist mostly of business papers pertaining to Vincent Tonkin's lumber business and family material such as book manuscript material and research notes of R. Dudley Tonkin and John D. Tonkin, family photographs, and newspaper clippings about local news.
The Politics of Religious Dissent in Contemporary Saudi Arabia
Since the events of 9/11, Saudi Islamists have attracted considerable attention. However, given the opacity of the Saudi Kingdom, very little is known about them. Who are those activists who challenge in the name of Islam a regime whose claims to legitimacy are based on religion? Stephane Lacroix is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po. In 2008-2009, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University. His work focuses on Islam and politics in the contemporary Middle East,
The week ahead: May 19th 2011
Leaders of the G8 countries meet in France, Barack Obama unveils a new strategy for the Middle East and the IMF looks for a leader
De nieuwste uitvinding tegen autodieven
At the end of this unit you can give advice about the purchase of a new invention such as an intelligent car alarm by listening to a salesman's explanation.